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BREAKING: Sanwo-Olu reveals when schools might reopen in Lagos State

  The Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has said a decision on the reopening of schools in the state, will be made in the next two weeks. Sanwo-Olu stated this during a media briefing on...

Nigerian doctor Aniagboso advocates for abortion to be legalised

A Nigerian doctor Obinna Aniagboso, has said legalising abortion would help reduce unwanted pregnancies and risks associated with unsafe abortions. Aniagboso, an Obstetrics and Gynaecology expert at the Chukwuemeka Ojukwu University Teaching Hospital (COOUTH), Amaku...

Presidency reveals likely date for resumption of interstate movement

The Presidency has revealed the likely date for the resumption of interstate movement. The ban was imposed weeks ago by the Nigerian government to contain the spread of Coronavirus. Bashir Ahmad, speaking on Thursday said that...

FG approves N78Billion for Rivers government

The Federal government has approved the refund of over N78billion to the Rivers State government for the money spent on the construction of federal roads in the State. The N78,953,067,518.29 is said to be for...

Big brother winner, Uti Nwachukwu accused of rape

Big Brother Africa 5 winner Uti Nwachukwu has been accused of rape by a lady identified as Kambili Korie who also alleges that he is bisexual. Rape victims have continued to speak out on the...

Orji Kalu was well-behaved in prison – NCoS

The Nigerian Correctional Service says a former Abia State Governor, Orji Kalu, was “well-behaved” during his stay in prison over alleged N7.1bn fraud. It was gathered that Kalu breathed the air of freedom following his...

JUST IN: Lagos commences registration of worship, social centres for full reopening

The Lagos State Safety Commission has opened a register for religious and social centres in its domain. The registration of such centres is in preparation for their full reopening. It is also in furtherance of...

BREAKING: Churches, mosques to reopen in Lagos

Babajide Sanwo-Olu, governor of Lagos, has announced that religious activities will resume in the state on June 19. The governor made the announcement at an ongoing press briefing at government house, Marina, Lagos, on Thursday. He...

Three US police officers charged over the murder of George Floyd

Protests in Minnesota continue - Credit: Getty Three more police officers have been charged in connection with the murder of George Floyd. Details of charges against Thomas Lane, Tou Thao and J Alexander Keung Tuesday have...

Coronavirus infects German shepherd, first dog to test positive for COVID-19 in US.

A German shepherd in New York has officially become the country’s first dog to test positive for the novel coronavirus, a federal agency said this week. The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) on Tuesday...

Panic as Lagos council chairman dies two weeks after secretary’s death

Following the sudden death of the Chairman, Agbado/Oke-Odo Local Council Development Area in Lagos, Dr Augustine Adeoye Arogundade, on Tuesday, two weeks after the secretary to the Local Government (SLG) died, panic has gripped...

INEC insist Edo, Ondo guber polls will hold despite Covid-19 threats, issues fresh guidelines

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Wednesday insisted that it will conduct the 2020 governorship elections in Edo and Ondo states as scheduled despite fears seeming threats posed by novel Coronavirus in Nigeria. National...

Osinbajo’s media aide explains his absence from public view in past weeks

Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has given a breakdown of his activities for the week. Osinbajo has hardly been seen in public for some time now but was present at the Federal Executive Council (FEC)...

Gov. Zulum suspends entire hospital staff for abandoning duty

Babagana Zulum, governor of Borno, has suspended the entire staff of the general hospital in Ngala, a town in the state. The staff on suspension include resident medical doctors, nurses, pharmacists, and lab technicians. The governor...

Atiku Calls Uwaila Omozuwa Family; Calls For Review Of Rape Laws

Former vice-president Atiku Abubakar put a call across to the family of Uwa Omozuwa, the Uniben undergraduate who died after suffering series of injuries from suspected rapists. Atiku revealed via his official Twitter handle that...

APC warns members against accepting PDP governor’s appointment, threatens expulsion

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Adamawa State has said all members who accept appointments from the state governor will be expelled from the party. Governor Ahmadu Fintiri who is of the Peoples Democratic Party...

Singer Peruzzi Reacts To Rape Allegation (Photo)

Popular Nigerian singer, Peruzzi took to his Twitter page on Wednesday to react to the rape allegation levied against him by a a lady. This is not the first time the DMW artiste has been...

Former Exxon Mobil Staff Jailed For 15 Years For Raping 14-Year-Old Girl

James Onuoha, a former engineer with Exxon Mobil has bagged a 15-year jail term for raping a 14-year-old girl name withheld. He was handed the jail term without the option of paying fine. He was said...

UNILAG lecturer kicks as three students accuse him of ‘sexual assault, groping’

Three Nigerian students have accused Suraj Olunifesi, a lecturer of the University of Lagos (UNILAG), of sexual assault in varying claims — but the academic dismissed all allegations. In the past few days, social media...